Tips for managing pigs on new farms and as a pig owner. Learn about housing requirements, proper feeding practices, and biosecurity measures for pig management. Ensure the well-being of your pigs and protect them from diseases with expert guidance.
In my job, dealing with animal diseases and outbreaks is rewarding. Even when there are no active outbreaks, I’m always thinking of how Canada can prepare. And that’s why I work at the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).
If you shop in the United States, it's important to know which poultry products (such as turkeys) and poultry by-products (including eggs) are not allowed into Canada due to ongoing bird flu outbreaks in some states.
I can’t think of a time when I didn’t want to be a veterinarian. After 20 years in private practice, here’s how I’m helping to protect your health while paving the way for the next generation of veterinarians and inspectors.
As a cattle rancher and meat hygiene inspector with the CFIA, farming and agriculture have always been part of my life. Here's how I paved my way in the industry to help feed and protect Canadians.
Keeping a pig disease out is less costly than dealing with it once it gets in. Whether you have a small herd or one pig, follow these tips to protect the animal(s) you care about.
Not all superheroes wear capes. At the CFIA, we're powered by a brave team of heroes on a mission to keep you safe. Download their trading cards, exchange with your friends, and collect them all!
Antimicrobial drugs are sometimes overused and misused in medicine, the agri-food industry and even cleaning products. Follow these tips to keep yourself, your animals and the environment healthy.
As Canada's Chief Veterinary Officer, I'm honoured to be part of a diverse community of CFIA veterinarians dedicated to protecting animals, people and the environment. If you're a practising or aspiring veterinarian, consider joining our team!
The e-commerce trend is still going strong, in part due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But before placing your next order, be aware of the rules that apply to food, plant and animal products.
In this podcast, we reach out to experts across the country to find your answers about travelling with food, alcohol labelling, pet food, chicken hatcheries, allergen recalls and more.
The CFIA has touched Canadians' lives every single day for the last 25 years, whether you’re a traveller, farmer, rancher, gardener, pet owner or grocery shopper.
With leadership from the CFIA, Canada has been working to enhance an international agreement that supports the flow of food, animals and plants in today’s complex world.
As a child, my mother gave me a toy farm for Christmas. Today, other CFIA veterinarians rely on me to diagnose diseases as we work together to protect Canada’s animals and food supply.
Here's how we inspect to protect you, your family, the environment and the economy.
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